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the republican presidential debate. >> it's three agencies of government when i get there that are gone. commerce, education, and the -- what's the third one there? let's see. >> i would do away with education, the -- commerce -- commerce -- and let's see -- i can't. the third one, i can't, sorry. oops. >> that's okay. governor. the book says that perry went virtually sleepless during much of his campaign which of course as you probably remember ended early in 2012. mitt romney making for a pricey event last night in l.a. about 1500 tickets were sold, ranging from $1,000, to $50,000. comedian dennis miller, producer david foster and actor gary sinese among the attendees. and you remember joe biden's great pumpkin we showed to you? a the giant squash got some first-class treatment. he it flown back to his home in d.c. in time for halloween. and who says the fourth estate ain't funky? remember this clip? that's "meet the press" moderator david gregory in the back along with al and safny and it looked like nat any more rals. showing off some moves. it doesn't end there, folks. the show also posted a
attraction with latino vote voters, so essential to his campaign, spoke at the latino chamber of commerce in los angeles, and then later, that secretly recorded video of romney's remarks at a may 17th fund-raiser in boca raton, florida, that came out, included a reference, as you know, about his father being born of american parents in mexico. let's listen to that. >> had i been born of mexican parents, i'd have a better shot of winning this, but he was -- unfortunately, born of americans living in mexico. they lived there for a number of years and, i mean, i say that jokingly, but it would be helpful being latino. >> jose, what do you think? how will latinos view that when they do listen to it? >> it reminds me, richard, of the great cuban patriot jose marti, who said once, "if i weren't cuban, i certainly would have wished i were." but this is a different story, because this is mitt romney joking about the fact that he wishes that he could include in his resumÉ the fact that his parents were mexican american. >> right. >> and the fact of the matter is that when you have 50.5 million la
data from the commerce department is showing that the gap between the rich and the poor is expanding. the median american income at $50,000, down 1.5% from last year. what does that do to the psyche of already pessimistic americans in this country? especially young people, the college graduates out there, who are nervous. i mean, even in a good economy, it's nerve-racking to step out on your own? >> right. one of the things you see here is what growth we have achieved has largely flowed to those at the top of the scale. some benefits have helped at the bottom, as we described. in the middle, no the a lot of support. you saw the decline in median household income in 2011. now, a lot of that has to do with the economy that hasn't proved since then, and some of the numbers suggest that college grads are finding more jobs, that the median family is perhaps doing a bit better in 2012 than they did last year, but still, a long way to go there, and it's really a very long-term trend where there's been a real disconnect between over economic growth and the listening standards of the middle c
one. that's trillion with a t. department of education? gone. interior, energy, hud, commerce, gone. that's how ron paul rolls. >> i forgot than one. that was pretty good too. why did you like it so much? >> i like it because it's interesting. most ads are so dull. someone speaks in the cam rand and says nothing interesting. that's very compelling be. the problem, the reason you don't see ads like, that and one problem with the republicans are telling romney, a lot of republicans are saying to romney be more specific, be more detailed. there is a reason romney is not being more detailed. he is for a lot of the same cuts in the budget that ron paul was for. and the problem is those are not very popular. i mean i like -- the problem with that ad and the problem with cuts romney is proposing, most voters don't support them. romney doesn't want to talk about the details because the details are not popular that he is offering. >> no one wants to hear any talk about the mortgage interest deduction tax even being examined adds possibly being taken off the table. matt welch, really quickly,
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